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Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast

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Welcome to Dead Air, GameSpot's weekly podcast exploring horror games, horror movies, and anywhere else it might be found. Join Mike Mahardy, Mary Kish, and guests as they discuss new horror titles, iconic franchises, and all things creepy in the world of entertainment. Archived from iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dead-air-gamespots-horror-podcast/id1098824010. Items in this collection are restricted.

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Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Nov 30, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike recently got the chance to play four hours of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard before release, and answers the rest of the crew's questions about Capcom's upcoming horror game.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Nov 25, 2016 GameSpot
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As 2016 comes to a close, the Dead Air crew reflects on the biggest horror films they saw, and discusses their favorites, least favorite, and scariest movies that released.  
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Nov 16, 2016 GameSpot
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Horror video games have had a bit of a lull lately, but as 2016 comes to a close and we usher in a new year, the Dead Air Crew dives into the horror release schedule, complete with house infiltration, the return of an iconic series, and more.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Nov 4, 2016 GameSpot
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The Dead Air Crew is joined by Capcom's Tim Turi and Giant Bomb's Dan Ryckert to discuss the Halloween films, their lasting influence on the horror genre, and how well they've aged through the decades.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Oct 29, 2016 GameSpot
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To commemorate the 28th episode of Dead Air, the crew sits down to chat about director Danny Boyle's zombie classic, 28 Days Later.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Oct 15, 2016 GameSpot
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Dead Space released eight years ago, so the Dead Air crew took the chance to discuss the series' greatest moments, biggest blunders, and our favorite games of the trilogy.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Oct 7, 2016 GameSpot
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This week, the Dead Air crew welcomes a new guest, and discusses Nicolas Cage's incredibly weird, creepy, and in some ways, artistic depiction of the 1973 classic The Wicker Man. 
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Sep 30, 2016 GameSpot
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On this week's episode, the crew explores The Shining, as well as the theories explored in Room 237, a documentary with dead ends, credible theories, and way too much attention to Kubrick's cinematic detail.  
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Sep 23, 2016 GameSpot
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At a certain point, M. Night Shyamalan just sort of gave up. On this episode, the Dead Air crew tries to pinpoint when that happened.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Sep 15, 2016 GameSpot
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The Dead Air crew talk about the best, worst, and absolutely awful films of Stephen King's universe.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Sep 1, 2016 GameSpot
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The Dead Air Crew saw one of the newest horror movies, a tense thriller meant to inspire dread rather than jump scares. We discuss whether it succeeds in doing so.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Aug 25, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike is back from Europe, and after missing out on the chat about Romero's zombie films, discusses Shaun of the Dead and the rest of the Cornetto trilogy.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Aug 19, 2016 GameSpot
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With Mike at Gamescom, Mary takes over hosting to talk about Romero's Dead series and our favorite zombie films. 
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Aug 12, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Mary, and Ben Howard discuss their favorite films of the classic slasher genre, as well as hidden gems from British and Canadian cinema.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Aug 4, 2016 GameSpot
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A survival horror with heart, The Last of Us is an action-adventure game that sticks with you long after you finished playing. We talk about the scariest and most gut wrenching moments from the game. 
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Jul 28, 2016 GameSpot
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The Dead Air crew has seen every episode of Stranger Things and, after finishing the show, offer up their thoughts on the last four episodes, the show's Stephen King vibes, child actors, potential new plot threads, and where the series can go from here.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Jul 22, 2016 GameSpot
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The advent of Netflix mini-series has given birth to several well known TV shows in recent years. The most recent addition, Stranger Things, borrows from 80s sci-fi, coming of age tales, and, most importantly for the purposes of this podcast, horror. This week, the Dead Air Crew talks about its experiences up to the midpoint of the new show.  
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If you play video games, chances are you've heard the music of Jason Graves--he's composed the soundtracks for Far Cry Primal, 2013's Tomb Raider, Dead Space, and Until Dawn. On this week's episode, the Dead Air crew sits down to dissect how Graves finds signature sounds in the real world, and how he uses them to create unsettling atmospheres.  
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Jul 7, 2016 GameSpot
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Rich Vreeland--or, as you might know him by, Disasterpaece--has composed music for a plethora of video games: Fez, Hyper Light Drifter, and Shoot Many Robots, to name a few. But with the 2014 surprise horror hit It Follows, Vreeland's sound evolved. This week, we sat down with him to discuss his inspirations as a musician, his introduction to film music, and the art of making people uneasy.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Jun 30, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Mary, and Pete sit down with Resident Evil's social media specialist Tim Turi to discuss the secrecy of the months leading up to RE7's reveal. The crew also lays plans to watch Stranger Things, and discusses the influence of 80s supernatural films on the horror landscape.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Jun 23, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Peter, Justin, and Jake delve into Resident Evil 7's E3 reveal, along with Dead Rising 4, Days Gone, and State of Decay 2 – get ready to talk zombies.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Jun 9, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Zorine, Jess, and Matt discuss the legacy of the seminal Japanese horror series, along with their favorite entries, least favorite entries, and the chances of ever seeing a Silent Hill game again.
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Mike, Mary, and Pete look back on the cultural phenomenon that was P.T., the "playable teaser" that veiled the announcement of Silent Hills, a new installment in the storied horror franchise. As history tells us, Silent Hills would encounter obstacles during Kojima's stint in horror, and abruptly fade into history. On this episode, we look back on that seminal experience.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
May 26, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Mary, and Jake and Peter talk about found footage style movies and what it's done for the horror genre. Paranormal Activity, Blair Witch, V.H.S, Borderlands and more are discussed as we talk about the best, the worst, and the downright sad. 
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Mike, Mary, Justin, and Jake pick apart Cabin in the Woods and Until Dawn, two titles that have become cult classics in their respective media. They compare the two, contrast the two, and in general, wax poetic about both. Except Justin. He's just a negative guy.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
May 12, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Mary, and Jake discuss their most anticipated horror films of the year, as well as ones they finally got around to seeing recently, including The Witch, Green Room, and It Follows. Also! A reader email prompts a discussion about gore in cinema.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
May 5, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike and Mary backtrack to the last day of PAX East, where they sat down with Bill Gardner, director of upcoming horror game Perception, to discuss the process of creating a horror game with a blind protagonist.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Apr 28, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike and Mary are back from Boston with a handful of new horror titles to discuss. Also, the first segment of Letters from the Crypt is here, where readers can recommend games or movies and ask questions about the weird world of horror.
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Considering Microsoft's announcement that it won't be making Xbox 360 consoles anymore, we figured it was as good a time as any to look back at the machine's horror library. Mary is out this week, so Mike brought on Justin and Jake to talk about Condemned, Left 4 Dead, and Dead Space.  
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Apr 14, 2016 GameSpot
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It's an intercontinental affair as Mary and Mike are joined by horror doyens Jess and Zorine to talk about the best scares indie games have offered so far. Join us as we chat about what made Amnesia so effective, as well as look forward to games like Allison Road and Outlast 2.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Apr 7, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Mary, and Peter Brown discuss how virtual reality is changing jump scares, unsettling atmospheres, and unreliable storytelling. And Mike's fear of heights. And Peter's inclination toward jumping from them.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Mar 31, 2016 GameSpot
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Mike, Mary, and Zorine discuss the Resident Evil franchise, its impact on the wider genre of survival/horror games, and their own personal histories with the iconic series.
Dead Air: GameSpot's Horror Podcast
Mar 31, 2016 GameSpot
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Welcome to Dead Air, GameSpot's weekly podcast exploring horror games, horror movies, and anywhere else it might be found.